DJ Avicii Died from Addiction

Avcii DJ Died from Addiction
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DJ Avicii died on April 20, 2018, at the age of 28. Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, and record producer. Avicii started his career at sixteen, posting his remixes in online forums. This led him to sign his first record label deal.

Avicii Concert
Avicii Concert (Photo by Salajean/

Avicii would become a major contributor to charities, donating his entire income, some one million dollars, from his 2012 tour of the US to the hunger-relief charity Feeding America. Furthermore, in 2015, Avicii chose to highlight the issues of gang violence and human trafficking when he directed the music videos of his two songs Pure Grinding and For A Better Day. At the time, he said: "All the songs have a story I wanted to tell."

Avicii who without a doubt was a globally famous star never liked the spotlight and apparently would turn to alcohol to calm his nerves before a big show, yet sadly this alcohol addiction might have caused Avicii to commit suicide.

Alcohol is a known indicator for suicide with studies indicating that alcoholics account for 20–40% of all suicides. It’s not just in the US either, post-mortem investigations have revealed that alcohol was in the blood of 45% of Swedish suicide victims.

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TMZ, a celebrity news website, reported that their sources said that Avicii committed suicide by breaking a wine bottle and cutting his own wrists, possibly his neck. According to business insider, Avicii was found dead in his secluded Oman estate. Avicii had retired from touring in 2016, citing a series of health concerns that included acute pancreatitis, in part due to excessive drinking.

Narconon Arrowhead believes that alcohol addiction isn’t a lifelong label that a person must carry around with them, with our drug-free technology, you can live a drug-free life. It’s just sad to me that we lost another iconic artist to the struggle with alcohol addiction when we have centers across the planet that could have saved him.

Therefore, Narconon Arrowhead would like to offer you a free drug booklet that will highlight the dangers of drugs. We hope that you’ll share this drug booklet with family and friends and help us save this planet from the scourge of drug and alcohol addiction; together we can create a drug-free society.




Joanne is a veteran Narconon staff member who earlier worked at the New York Rescue Workers Detox Program.